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HIE leaflets on crofting

Friday, October 31, 2014

Highlands and Islands Enterprise has recently produced two leaflets about crofting. One leaflet covers the Crofting Community Right to Buy. The second leaflet entitled Supporting Crofting Communities has been produced to offer a comprehensive overview of how HIE works in partnership with several other bodies which support individual crofters and crofting activity, to ensure that crofting communities continue to thrive and become more resilient. The leaflets are available to download on the HIE website.

SCF response to questionnaire on Scotland’s National Food & Drink Policy

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

SCF response to questionnaire as part of a consultation on Scotland’s National Food & Drink Policy

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SCF urges crofters to respond to census

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF) has endorsed the ‘Crofting Census’ which will be launched this week by the Crofting Commission and urges all crofters to participate.
"This is about crofters taking responsibility for the future of crofting", said Derek Flyn, Chair of the SCF. "Crofters enjoy substantial protection under crofting law and in return are asked to comply with basic duties, the two fundamentals being that they use their crofts and live on or near them."

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